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FOX
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
traded jazz on jobs on healthcare and taxes. >>> governor romney has a perspective, if we cut taxes skew towards the wealthy, we would be bare off. >> i don't want to cost jobs, my priority is jobs so i bring down the rates. >> aggressive romney talks about what he will cut. >> i will eliminate all programs by this test. is the program so critical it is worth -- >> governor mitt romney is going to have a busy first day because he is going to repeal obama care among democrats as you can sitting down with them. >> and the next presidential debate is on october 16th in new york. >> time now 4:33, people gathered at debate watch parties and over flow crowds showed up in san jose and among those, political science professors. i think mitt romney did a great job, obama looked a little off his game. i think mitt romney did a better job tonight. >> i think the winner is the president because he is the president and his opponent has to be able to say why he should be better than the incumbent and i don't think that was necessarily done tonight. >> and a debate feels 6 5% feels mitt romney wo
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
that romney had won. >> romney did a great job in presenting himself in like a very positive way. even though, like, the answers that obama gave were very pro democratic, pro public education. >> overall, romney, from my perspective, did a little bit better. he wasn't as specific as obama, but he set out to attack obama more. >> this way it's his do or die moment. >> reporter: melinda jackson says romney had more to gain in tonight's debate. and while the president's debate performance was solid, the president had more to lose. >> i think romney did his job tonight. i think he gave a solid performance. he was confident. he was polished. >> reporter: now bunot everyone in the room saw it that way. >> i think romney cut off the moderator a number of times. he kept cutting off president obama. i think he didn't have any solid points. >> reporter: at times, the two men appeared to be battling over the facts or numbers which professor jackson says is confusing for the average voter. but she says the debate is also about how voters feel about the candidate. and that's where she says ro
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 2:30am EDT
women's rights, bain, abortion, romney's jobs record in massachusetts even as he kept bringing up massachusetts over and over. chris, what did you think? >> well, this tonight wasn't an msnbc debate, was it? it just wasn't. it had none of the things you mentioned. it didn't mention all of the key fighting points of this campaign. and certainly there was no bobby kennedy in the green room before barack obama came out tonight. i don't know what he was doing there. he had his head down. he was enduring rather than fighting. romney came out with a campaign. he was going to be aggressive. nothing to do with the words he spoke. here's my question for obama. i know he likes to say he doesn't watch cable television, but maybe he should start. i don't know how he let romney get away with the crap he throughout tonight about social security. he said emergency room. the latest thing we got from romney because he said so, you know what i want to do with people when they're poor, shove them in the emergency room? why didn't obama say that? you talk about social security and medicare people? th
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 1:00am EDT
education for their kids. trying to create jobs. can you actually do that? governor romney spoke about all chapter titles and zero chapters. the president said in the debate if his ideas are so good, why will he not share them with the american people? >> it said it would not be surprised if romney came out with a bounce today. [indiscernible] i don't think a whole lot. it certainly did not change the fundamentals of this race. $2 trillion pentagon build up. he has an implausible plan that will punish the middle class in this country and retard growth. >> some of the papers have already put out their editorials for tomorrow's paper based on tonight's debate. this is the tampa bay times from florida. the star tribune out of minnesota, this is what the editors right. this is craig from illinois on the independent line. >> i would like to remind everybody who is undecided or disk that dig or dissatisfied that there are more choices. i would ask them to research some of the third-party candidate out there and compare strengths and weaknesses with both obama and romney. >> are you fol
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
romney on the stage. president obama walking up to mitt romney, saying, good job, romney saying, thank you, thank you. the president saying, good, good, we'll do more of this. it would seem to appear that one of those men knew who won last nigh, diane. >> okay, david muir reporting in. time to bring in co-anchor of "good morning america," anchor of "this week," george stephanopoulos. bottom line, george, did that night affect this race for sure? >> reporter: no question about it. it got mitt romney back in this game. it gives him momentum. it gives him confidence. after a month of being on defense, he is on offense right now and both campaigns expect the national polls to tighten. maybe see mitt romney go ahead. here's the big question, diane. will you see the same kind of movement in these key battleground states, especially ohio, where president obama is ahead right now. these are the voters who get ads every day, who see the conditions every day. will they move in the same direction? that's the big question. >> how bad does the president think it was and what he's going to do
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm PDT
credits to send jobs overseas mitt romney saying i've been in business 25 years very no idea what you are talking about. the president had no come back for that. >> sean: he kept saying well this is bill clinton's plan. bill clinton hasn't been president for four years. and romney kept going back to one in six americans in poverty. and 15 mill yn on food stamps. four years you have been president. he was almost running as if he never held the office. >> i think all of barack obama's attacks on mitt romney are based on myth. you can get away with that in a 30 second commercialist or an interview. but standing face-to-face with someone ready to call you out on it you're not going to get away with it. he was exposed. the president and his agenda exposed tonight z this race will never be the same after tonight. >> sean: a agree with that z this is interesting. because the meeting -- media never did do their job. mitt romney kept looking him in the eye. and obama looking down. didn't have answers and anecdotes didn't fit the question or moment. he was meandering. you know? for -- who b
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
only 3% of taxpayers mitt romney said yeah but it happens to be where the jobs are. the president said can we change the subject? he said let's talk about something else. here is what is apparent. the president, you can see in body language, so uncomfortable talking about the economy, about debt and taxes. he doesn't understand it. i think for -- he just doesn't understand how jobs are created. >> sean: i tweeted that out tonight. he doesn't understand economics 101. >> and the only thing exposed tonight that you stand up and say yes, someone is doing thchl the president's attacks against republicans is built on a bunch of myths. this whole thing about we have tax credits to send jobs overseas mitt romney saying i've been in business 25 years very no idea what you are talking about. the president had no come back for that. >> sean: he kept saying well this is bill clinton's plan. bill clinton hasn't been president for four years. and romney kept going back to one in six americans in poverty. and 15 mill yn on food stamps. four years you have been president. he was almost running a
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 10:00pm PDT
romney. >> i think they both did a really good job. i wouldn't say. i think the next two debates are going to show a lot more. >> reporter: there were some demonstrations here. an occupy group perhaps more than 100 people strong marched the streets around the campus prior to the debate. there were apparently no significant, or major incidents to report with one debate down, the candidates next meet in a town hall style debate, where the topic could be more open, than just the domestic policy debate we heard tonight. after that, there is one final debate that will be focused on foreign policy. in denver, ken pritchett, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> stay with ktvu for continuing election cove ram. at 10:25, we delve deeper into the question of which candidate won tonight's debate, with some non-partisan opinions. then reaction from bay area democrats and republicans. what voters on both sides can agree on. and on ktvu.com, you'll find a tab dedicated to tonight's debate with more video. >>> what a finish the oakland a's have capped a storybook season with an improbable winning streak. tonig
KICU
Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
romney. >> i think they both did a really good job. i wouldn't say. i think the next two debates are going to show a lot more. >> reporter: there were some demonstrations here. an occupy group perhaps more than 100 people strong marched the streets around the campus prior to the debate. there were apparently no significant, or major incidents to report with one debate down, the candidates next meet in a town hall style debate, where the topic could be more open, than just the domestic policy debate we heard tonight. after that, there is one final debate that will be focused on foreign policy. in denver, ken pritchett, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> stay with ktvu for continuing election cove ram. at 10:25, we delve deeper into the question of which candidate won tonight's debate, with some non-partisan opinions. then reaction from bay area democrats and republicans. what voters on both sides can agree on. and on ktvu.com, you'll find a tab dedicated to tonight's debate with more video. >>> what a finish the oakland a's have capped a storybook season with an improbable winning streak. tonig
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
with me. >> reporter: and then they got down to business. the subject, jobs. romney took it to the president from the get-go. >> middle income families are being crushed. >> reporter: it was clear and direct and aggressive. romney seemed hon his game and ready for a fight. hammering away at the grim economic track record of the last four years. >> when the president took office, 32 million people on food stamps. 47 million on foot stamp today. economic growth this year, slower than last year. and last year, slower than the year before. going forward with the stat us can quo is not going to cut it for the american people who are struggling today. >> reporter: president obama seemed, at first, to wander a bit, but found his footing with an answer that slammed romney as the heir of failed trickle-down economics. >> math, common sense and our history shows us that's not a recipe for job growth. look, we've tried this, the approach that governor romney is talking about is the same sales pitch that was made in 2001 and 2003 and ill culminated in the worst financial crisis. >> reporter: r
KRON
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
did a very good job of bringing up specific differences. >> i think romney basically touted figures and numbers that he promised but with no backup. >> i wanted to know about the educational system and how we were going to make a difference in improving it over the next few years. and i think that both of them were generally vague. >> i think barack obama won the debate. i think mitt romney was well-prepared. i didn't feel like he answered any questions. >> viewing parties also held by republicans tonight. the scene with the romney supporters this evening in the east bay. >> reporter: here in walnut creek, it was a fullhouse as romney supporters gathered to listen to the first debate. for the most part, everyone believes mr. romney did an excellent job. >> i think he's done a fantastic job making his points about programs and what he has in store for the american people, and growth for the middle class. fairness to every american. >> reporter: there was a lot of applause, especially when the focus was about the economy. more specifically about creating jobs. >> i think he's doing ri
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
more about offshoring jobs than mitt romney. >> president obama has sent out billions of green energy jobs to china. >> and you said the president, no one was surprised -- plenty of openings where president obama could have talked about bank hold negotiation the cayman islands. >> romney did a great job at things you didn't expect him to do he was a great story teller, he was able to connect. i give him credit for that. the problem i have, he is doing it in the way we feared he would do it. somehow he will be magically able to do all of the tax cuts and balance the budget. no way to do what he says he is going to do. >> he said corporate jets. he said oil, offshores. >> in the bucket. >> go back to my original thing. just got the sense the president would prefer to be somewhere else. i agree with you completely. he has to make those points. jim lehrer, he let those guys freelance and go back and forth, and he did not -- the president didn't bring his "a" game tonight. >> fair enough. >> look, don't let me get too gassed up. >> none of that. >> agree james on a couple of points. he wor
FOX Business
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
tremendous job creator. i appreciate being mentioned by the president and governor romney on such an important event. he's also going to be including that in the next "apprentice". he's a brilliant marketer. even when he's not planning on it, he's the subject. a democrat joining us now, who might have a different view on this debate from what we heard. what do you think? >> i thought the debate tonight -- hate to say i agree with governor christie, but he needed a game changer. i didn't see that here tonight. clearly, governor romney was aggressive, and he needs to be more aggressive, especially at this point in the race, but i did not see the game change. president obama handled himself with that dignified reserve that we've all seen as part of who president obama is, and i thought that there was, in fact, a clear contrast, and i think mr. rency there was right. i mean, governor romney is talking about greater tax cuts and hoping that this time instead of growing deficits is grows jobs, and president obama's talking about a more balanced approach in line with the sort of policy choi
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
think mitt romney did a good job of bringing forward his arguments. i did think he was a little rude in interrupting president obama. his presence was a lot stronger than i was expecting. i look forward to seeing the rest of the debates. >> just in watching it, what was your purse but -- perception on who got more time? i felt like mitt romney got more time to talk. the moderator should have been a little bit more aggressive in cutting off mitt romney and giving obama a fair share of what he had to say. >> cnn had a debate timer. if their numbers are right, president obama actually got a little bit more time. >> it is probably because obama had a lot of pauses in his speech where mitt romney kept going and going. that is one thing i really did like about his speech is he kept moving on to the next point where obama was a something and pause for a while and then kept going. i really liked mitt romney's presence and how he kept moving onto the next point. i did like also how obama kept asking mitt romney about what his plan is. he never said what his plan is. he just kept saying he has a
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 8:00am PDT
americans a month losing their jobs because of the deregulation of wall street, which romney wants to continue. we had the american and world financial system on the verge of collapse. an inch away from a world depression. that's what he inherited. has he done all that i would like him to do over the last four years? no, but has he stemmed that disastrous policy and protected the middle class? putting more people into health care, creating jobs for many, many months after the disastrous bush agenda? yes, he has. >> senator hutchinson, the undecided voters are the pivotal swing votes throughout the election. and in certain snap polls taken last night, uncommitted voters polled by cbs news called mitt romney the winner by a 2 to 1 margin. and 67% said their opinion of romney changed for the better after last night. mitt romney said a lot of what the president did wrong but gave few specifics on what he would do right. do you think that hurt him in the long-run on the reintroduction is what he could do for the millions of people watching? >> i think that governor romney pointed out where
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am EDT
you are for governor romney or president obama, why not display the passion necessary to keep the job. >> thomas, thank you for having me on this morning. people who watched the debate saw two different candidates. you saw a strong performance from governor romney and i totally agree with john. i think the advantages he had coming in having done the debates during the primary season, having, being a good deba debater, the obama campaign is trying to lower expectations, that was not the case. but what mitt romney did during the primaries as john's own candidate, rick santorum pointed out, was he said whatever he needed to get to or through last night. it was a debate and switch performance on the part of mitt romney where he walked away from his own tax plan and misled the american people about it. where he misled the american people about medicare. where he said under his health care plan everyone with a pre-existing plan would be covered and his own senior aid went into the press room ten minutes later and said, no, that's not true. debates are several cycles, right? you have the deb
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
james said earlier. the obama campaign says that mitt romney doesn't care about your job or your community. we didn't hear anything like that from the president. romney at least held his own on the big questions of the economy and role of government. if you are the challenger and hold your own, you walk off the stage happy. >> critics of the president say he's two proffesorial. i think they'll say that tonight. >> and more. we have a horse race. mitt romney's performance was head and shoulders than anything we've seen before. >> you think this was his best debate? >> he drove this debate far more than anyone else imagined. mitt romney seized upon the opportunity and set the standard for it i think the president -- i didn't think he was rusty, as i don't think anybody has ever spoken to him like that over the last four years, and i think he found it not only surprising, but offensive. looked like he was angry at time. i think overall, you have to say -- to my surprise, i had not expected this. i think mitt romney won the debate. >> you thought there was a moment that mitt romney w
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 1:00am PDT
on jobs, economy and regulation. and taxes. just after romney spent time giving the details on awful those being critical of very specific pro visions of don frank. and this is the president was not in denver. i thought he spent too much time shooting bass cats rather than prepping for this thing. we saw it. he offered up routine rogue talking point thing that's people were sitting there saying do you know what? this doesn't jive with what i've just seen happen with these two men on the stage. >> and rnc chair predicting the president would make excuses because he can't defined his record. he joins us from denver, good evening mr. chairman. tell me have you spoken to governor romney since the debate? >> i. i can tell you he was smiling and happy with how things went tonight. tonight was a historical night. and this is a sense that that is shocking. the performance but there is a problem for governor and drk-excuse me, the president, mitt romney was ready, and prepared. and he was ten yaishis and respectful. the president meandering. i think he left his heart back in washington,
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 2:00am EDT
claimed 5 million jobs, mitt romney says not so much. in 2009, this is what the country looked like, everywhere you see a brown state, they were losing jobs in the first full year of barack obama's presidency. unemployment, 10.6%, but three years passed, we saw increases in retail, health care, education, and look at the map today. every state that becomes lighter in this picture is a state where there was an improvement in the unemployment rate over that period of time. i will tell you there, ray great many of them out here. the unemployment rate for ohio, changed 7.2%. lock at the massive change in the country in terms of the improvement in terms of states that are no longer losing jobs, but now making jobs. to make that happen, the bureau of labor statistics says you had to have a lot of job creation. 4.4 million jobs created. what you don't hear so much about, we lost 4.3 million jobs in the dark days. the net gain according to the net record, is only 125,000 jobs. based on that even though the president did create a lot of jobs, when you look at that, look at the extent of his
FOX Business
Oct 4, 2012 9:20am EDT
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CNN
Oct 4, 2012 2:00am PDT
care, jobs, or medicare, it was romney who stood out for his aggressive style. >> i just don't know how the president could have come into office facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, an economic crisis at the kitchen table and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care. >> reporter: the president made his points in a slower, laid back manner, often appearing disengaged. it's not that he didn't try to rip apart romney's economic plan. >> that kind of top down economics where folks at the top are doing well so the average person making $3 million is getting a $250,000 tax break while middle class families are burdened further -- >> reporter: romney was determined to go toe to toe. >> virtually everything he said about my tax plan sin accurate. if the tax plan he described were a tax plan i was asked to support, i'd say absolutely not. >> reporter: the president did get digs in. >> for 18 months he's been running on this tax plan. and now, five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: but he
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
because they were sitting on the fence and they want to see the guys side by side. mitt romney's job was to look presidential. he looked presidential and looked like he had better answers than the president of the united states. >> gretchen: and so the group of voters you are tryying to get at this point, middle class americans. that was the thesis. uncommitted voters, 500 voters polled directly before and after the debate, who did they go for. five hundred went for mitt romney. >> brian: when van jones said romney won you had a good night if you are rom romm. this sound bite is the strongest. we heard big oil accident tax breaks and busting the economy. not only did mitt romney attack this and address this, he grouped in and compared those alleged tax breaks with green energy investments with our money, listen. >> don't forget. you put 90 billion dollars worth of breaks in solar and wind to solyndra, and fis car and tesla and i friend of mine said you don't just pick winners and losers, you pick the losers, this is not the kind of policy to get america energy sescure. second topic you s
CW
Oct 3, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, romney returned his recurring theme, calling obamacare a job-killer. >> i don't know how the president could have come into office facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obamacare instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> reporter: the president argued that romney must have liked healthcare reform at some point. >> the irony is that we've seen this model work really well. in massachusetts. governor romney did a good thing. >> reporter: then it was onto leadership. romney complied there has been a lack of it in washington with the president at the helm. >> i like the way we did it in massachusetts. in my state, we had republicans and democrats come together. you pushed through a plan without a single republican vote, instead of bringing america together, and having a discussion, you pushed through something that you thought was the best answer. >> reporter: the president indicated that romney may not know what he's getting into. >> he's going to have a busy first day because he's also going to
WHUT
Oct 4, 2012 10:00am EDT
consequence, people are covered there. it hasn't destroyed jobs. when govern romney stood on the stage with other republican candidates for the nomination, and he was asked, would you take $10 of spending cuts for just $1 of revenue. economy said no. >> i have my own plans. it's not the same as simpson-bowles but in my view the president should have grabbed it. if he wanted to make adjustments to it, go to congress and fight for it. >> that's what we've done, made adjustments to it and putting it before congress right now. >> you've been president four years. you said you'd cut the deficit in half it's now four years later we still have trillion dollar deaf surkts the ceo says we'll have a trill un-- trillin dollar debt. >> govern romney wants to repeal dodd-frank and i pressure we've got some agreement that a marketplace to work has to have some regulation. in the past govern romney says he just wants to repeal dodd-frank, roll it back. so the question is, does anybody out there think that the big problem we had is that there was too much oversight in regulation of wall street.
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
romney would spend $5 million. >> math, common sense and history shows it's not a recipe of job growth. >> everything he said about my plan is inaccurate. >> reporter: medicare -- >> cutting from medicare to balance the additional cost of obama care is a mistake. >> if you repeal obama care, and i have become fond of this term, obama care, if you repeal it, those seniors are going to pay more for prescriptions. >> reporter: the exchange over health care and jobs. >> i don't know how the president could come into office facing 23 million people out of work, economic crisis at the kitchen table and fight for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> we did work on this alongside working on jobs. this is part of making sure middle class families are secure. >> romney challenging his record as both wait to see if this exchange had any impact on voters. it had impact online. on twitter, the most tweeted event in u.s. political history. lynne? >> thanks so much. what did everyone think about how the candidates did? post debate polls believe mitt romney did be
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
for the job. second thing is that romney was aggressive, obama was defensive. the president was always on the defense. part because he didn't seem to have a plan for what he wanted to achieve tonight but there is romney also being aggressive and saying he gets criticized for tax break for oil companies and responldz to the president saying wait a minute. i'm not in favor of that but just remember you gave five times to green energy company that's went belly up so. this is a very good about zit ziding obama but questioning him and pulling issues back to him. this is a the third item, tone. president obama came across as irritated and looking down. never looking up. and this is romney looking at the president, just a wrong tone. romney was president yismt had humor, who knew he had a sense of humor, i've got five boys i'm used to hearing people say things that aren't true and hoping i'll believe them. you're entitled to your own place and house but not your own facts. he was pretty darn funny. and there is a tone of bipartisanship. in 2008 barack obama did a good job of saying i'm
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
in the blue. romney landing a number of job jabs on everything from debt and jobs and the economy to health care, to his green energy program, saying, americans, republican and democrat need leadership and he's prepared to provide it. the president, keeping his cool, said to be a challenge for him tonight, saying that leadership requires more than lofty goals trequires specifics and he didn't hear them from the governor. it was interesting to see mitt romney looking mostly over at president obama when he was making his point and president obama choosing to look at jim lehrer or looking down. what message do the viewers pick up on that? president obama looking directly into the camera on the subject of obamacare, wanting to communicate directly to the viewers at home, past the moderator. there was mostly respectful sparring in a robust debate. the moderator, jim lehrers was not nrsly in control, but not ineffective. this is the first time we have seen the candidates go back and forth. instead of hearing from a moderator, we got to hear from them. >> that's right. he watched a lot of t
KRON
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
goal in the first debate. >> i think mitt romney has done a fantastic job making points about his programs and what he has in store for the american people and growth for middle class, and fairness to every american. >> the republican watchers at this party felt their candidate definitely got the better of the president and according to the cnn poll it found 67% of those surveyed thought romney walked away with it. 25% thought president obama gained the upper hand. stay here for continuing coverage. there are two more debates at least. if you missed last night you can watch on our website in its entirety. let us know what you think on facebook, twitter. reach out to us. we'll share your comments. >>> a lot of comments about oakland athletics on facebook as well. for the first time this season they're alone in first place in american league west winning division in amazing fashion. they were five games behind texas with nine games left in regular season. no team in baseball history has come back from that kind of deficit. 36,000 fans pack the colosseum, standing room only, fans goi
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